Share this entry

Share this page

evitar

Translation of evitar in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (evitarse)

  • [problemas] to save oneself evítese la molestia de ir a la tienda avoid the inconvenience of going to the store si aceptas, te evitarás muchos problemas if you accept, you'll save yourself a lot of problems me evitaría tener que pintarlo it would save me having to paint it

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day tiro
m
shot …
Cultural fact of the day

An estanco is an establishment selling tobacco, stamps, bus and subway passes and other products whose sale is restricted. Cigarettes etc are sold in bars and cafés but at higher prices. Estancos also sell stationery and sometimes newspapers.